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Tobacco use is a major threat to public health globally & working as spreader tool of Corona Virus: Balbir Singh Sidhu

“Tobacco use is a major threat to public health globally and working as spreader tool to increase the chances of infection of corona virus among the populations. Smokeless tobacco users first of all are prone to deadly diseases and early death, and secondly users have a tendency to spit in public places, and therefore it increases health risks especially by spreading infectious and contagious diseases such as COVID-19. It was disclosed by the Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.

Punjab Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar mission starts online services for job seekers and employers: Channi

The Punjab Government has decided to run the Ghar Ghar Rozgar and Karobar Mission through digital means due to COVID pandemic. Disclosing this here today the Employment Generation and Skill Development and Training Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that with opening up of economy and relaxation of conditions of lockdown, there is need of Employment Generation and Skill Development and Training to take a more proactive approach for facilitating employment for the benefit of both employers and prospective employees.

Commissionerate Police bust another inter-state drug racket

Further tightening the noose around the drug peddlers along with the law and order situation in the lockdown imposed to fight Covid-19 pandemic, The Commissionerate Police on Saturday busted another inter-state drug racket and arrested two drug paddlers besides seized 100-kg poppy husk.

When Lady Gaga tried to wear her USD 30M Tiffany diamond to Taco Bell
Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Lady Gaga recalled heading to Taco Bell in her 30 million USD Tiffany & Co. diamond necklace after the 2019 Oscars, only to be stopped by the security.
Bihar govt resolves to provide employment to everyone within State: Nitish Kumar

Patna (Bihar) [India], May 30 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said that the State government has resolved to provide employment opportunities to everyone within the State so they don't have to migrate to other places in search of work.

Tech workers fear losing jobs to automation amid COVID-19 pandemic

Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): An estimated 67 per cent of workers at American technology companies are concerned about losing their jobs to automation including tools used by employers to cope with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, said global service provider KPMG in a report cited by The WallStreet Journal on Friday.

Trump administration bans entry of some Chinese students, researchers

Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): The Trump administration has banned some Chinese students and researchers from entering the United States after accusing them of stealing intellectual property, the White House said on Friday in a statement cited by the Chinese state media.

Study highlights benefits of coffee against digestive disorders like gallstone

Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): Coffee is good for your gut health, suggests a recent study that highlights its potential protective effect against gallstones and pancreatitis.

2 terrorists killed in encounter in J-K's Kulgam

Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 30 (ANI): Two terrorists were killed in an encounter that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Wanpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday, Jammu and Kashmir Police said.

Delhi breathes clean air as overall AQI drops to 77
New Delhi [India], May 30 (ANI): The quality of air in Delhi on Saturday improved slightly with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) standing at 77 at 9 am on Saturday, according to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Study focuses on assessing cancer diagnosis in children with birth defects
Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): Scientific studies suggest that children with birth defects are at increased risk of cancer. However, it has not been assessed whether the type of cancer, the age at which they are diagnosed or the extent of cancer spread at the time of diagnosis, is different for children with birth defects compared to children without birth defects.
A steaming cauldron followed the dinosaurs' demise
Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): A new study reveals the Chicxulub impact crater may have harboured a vast and long-lived hydrothermal system after the catastrophic impact event linked to the extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago.
Study reveals nitrous oxide safe for women in labour, newborns
Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): In the largest study of its kind, researchers found that the use of nitrous oxide (N2O) as a pain relief option for individuals in labour is safe for newborn children and the individual. As per the study converting it to a different form of pain relief such as an epidural or opioid is influenced by a woman's prior birth history and other factors.
Police recovers 823 Kgs of tobacco, pan masala in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 30 (ANI): As much as 823 kilograms of tobacco and pan masala have been recovered from a lorry in Sabbavaram area of Visakhapatnam on Friday, said Sabbavaram Circle Inspector Chandrasekhar.

Bats die in UP's Bareilly in blistering heat due to brain haemorrhage
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 30 (ANI): Several bats died in Bareilly after they suffered brain haemorrhage due to high temperatures, an official said.
Will suspend entry of certain Chinese nationals to secure US' vital university research: Trump
Washington DC [USA], May 30 (ANI): Accusing China of conducting "illicit espionage" to steal US industrial secrets, President Donald Trump said on Friday (local time) that he will issue a proclamation to suspend entry of certain Chinese nationals to American universities.
Halting hydroxychloroquine trials based on faulty Lancet study is 'knee jerk reaction', say CSIR, IGIB, CMI
New Delhi [India], May 30 (ANI): Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Director-General Shekhar Mande, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) Delhi Director Anurag Agarwal and Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Chennai Director Rajeev Karandikar have written to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and asked the global health body to resume trial of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for the treatment of COVID-19 patients as early as possible, asserting that the Lancet's study is not correct.
As demand for 'gamcha' mask worn by PM Modi surges, UP town's weavers get fresh lease of life
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 30 (ANI): Inspired by the captivating red and white 'gamcha' that Prime Minister Narendra Modi used as a face mask during his address to the nation to announce lockdown 2.0, handloom weavers in Uttar Pradesh's Baranbaki are a busy lot with demand for the traditional piece of clothing going up.
As demand for 'gamcha' mask worn by PM Modi surges, UP town's weavers get fresh lease of life
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 30 (ANI): Inspired by the captivating red and white 'gamcha' that Prime Minister Narendra Modi used as a face mask during his address to the nation to announce lockdown 2.0, handloom weavers in Uttar Pradesh's Baranbaki are a busy lot with demand for the traditional piece of clothing going up.
Commissionerate police bust interstate drug smugglers

Keeping its strict vigil over the drug peddlers along with the law and order situation in the lockdown imposed to fight Covid-19 pandemic, the commissionerate police on Friday arrested four drug peddlers and seized 120-kg poppy husk and 2-kg opium from their possession in separate incidents.

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